California State University, Long Beach; 1998-2005
-BFA in Visual Communications.
The Book Shop, Teams Class; 2003-2007
-Certificate in Advertising.
-Featured in The Book Shop Show in 2007.
Saatchi & Saatchi LA, Art Director, Jul 2010-present
-Concepted and executed high-quality projects for integrated campaigns from Toyota Motor Sales, USA. Key projects include the launch of the 2015 Camry, 2013 RAV4 and helping to create the Coach T character for Toyota’s sports partnerships.
Freelance Art Director, Jan 2009-Jun 2010
-Did freelance work across various traditional and interactive mediums. Clients include Suzuki Motors and Meraki Networks.
Saatchi & Saatchi LA, Freelance Art Director, Jul 2008-Dec 2008
-Developed concepts and executions for retail-oriented banners for Toyota sales events and various projects across all media.
Davis-Elen Advertising, Art Director, Jul 2006-Jun 2008
-Created retail-oriented OOH, print and newspaper insert projects, from concept through execution, for McDonald’s restaurants of Southern California.
Communication Arts Advertising Annual 53 (2012), Coach T for March Madness
Internet Advertising Competition Awards, Outstanding Website, Ideas For Good
Bees Awards, Best Reputation Management, Ideas For Good
Adept at Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.
Familiar with development for HTML, CSS and Flash.
Familiar with concepting for traditional and data-driven dynamic banners.